As a charity, the BNSS is reliant on donations and member subscriptions to continue our work and support the museum and collections. There are many different ways in which you can donate. Even the smallest donation can make a big difference.

If you are visiting the museum and you enjoyed your visit, please leave a donation in one of our donation boxes. You can also text your donation to us by sending the message BNSS30 £5 to 70070. Alternatively you can donate via our website by using the BT MyDonate button found in the menu panel on the right of the screen.

Legacies are vital to our very survival, and you can remember the BNSS in your will. Everyone wants to leave this world with a knowledge that the things they care about will be looked after when they’re gone. As the Bournemouth Natural Science Society & Museum we work to champion the study, interest and enjoyment of all aspects of natural history and sciences. Our work requires perseverance; we have already been active for over 100 years so we’re in it for the long haul.

“My class visited the museum and it was really, really interesting. I felt happy and excited and I really want to visit again with my Mum & Dad.” Ben, aged 7

By leaving a gift to BNSS in your Will, you can help ensure that our life-changing work continues for years to come.

“The work of the Bournemouth Natural Science Society has a strong hope for the future; a future where scientific inquiry, debate and knowledge is valued. Natural history collections play a vital role in our understanding of biodiversity, evolution, population genetics and the environmental impacts of climate change. I would like to think the work of the BNSS could carry on well into the future and that’s why I’ve chosen to leave them a gift in my will.” BNSS donor